louana coconut oil

previous topic · next topic
vc728

Joined: May 11
Posts: 1

      quote  
Posted: 09 Jun 2011, 20:41
I have been told that LouAna Coconut oil has trans fat. The label clearly says No trans fat and lists 0 in the nutritional facts. Where or how do I find out?
GilmoreGirl

Joined: Feb 10
Posts: 401

      quote  
Posted: 10 Jun 2011, 08:16
I would go with the label.
mini goals:
170 - 50 pounds gone! (reached October 2, 2010)
155 - no longer overweight! (reached January 22, 2011)
145 - 75 Pounds gone! (reached May 14, 2011)
135 - ultimate goal weight!

Follow my journey towards the kind life:
http://www.kindlifeofleah.blogspot.com/

healsdata

Joined: Jul 07
Posts: 528

      quote  
Posted: 10 Jun 2011, 09:55
While food manufacturers are allowed to put "0g trans fat per serving" if the amount of trans fat is below .5g, I don't think that's the case here. Normally, you want to look at the ingredients list for the word "hydrogenated" and avoid those things like the plague. The label for LouAna Coconut Oil does not say that it's hydrogenated coconut oil, so you should be fine.

Quote:
"There's no doubt that the Atkins diet will lower your cholesterol, weight and blood pressure and get rid of your diabetes, but then what?" asked Dr. Robert Rosati, the cardiologist who runs The Rice Diet Program Clinic, granddaddy of Durham's diet centers.

I guess there's really no pleasing some people. Laughing (Source: http://bit.ly/ekORk0)
lisakp71

Joined: Jun 10
Posts: 527

      quote  
Posted: 10 Jun 2011, 10:31
Yeah, I agree with GilmoreGirl. Not that labels could NEVER be mistaken, but they are required to be accurate and must answer to the FDA if they are not, while whoever you heard this info from may or may not have ANY facts whatsoever to back their statement up.

ps, unsolicited advice alert! Laughing If you're looking at the coconut oil for nutritional purposes (as opposed to just preferring it for other reasons), I would recommend you look at a less-processed variety. There are some good cold-pressed kinds that have great health benefits that might be lost in the heavier refining (and the fact that the source material is dried rather than fresh coconut) of Louann. FYI!



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Feeling Hopefull
Way to go! Small reasonable changes without too many restrictions are what most people need to achieve long-term results. Stick with it and it will happen- not overnight, but it will happen. Patience ...
by gnat824 on 27 Aug 14 10:07 AM
Trying 1 more time
Best of luck with Atkins! If you need to talk to someone who knows how lethargic and dull you start to feel around day 4-5, hit me up. I couldn't maintain Atkins, as I generally dislike meat, (bacon ...
by abdicant on 27 Aug 14 09:54 AM
I don't know what to do
Hello :) I am on HCG but have a few other tips as I'm old pro. What about cutting out all carbs on weekends? You would still be able to eat to your mama's satisfaction by having all those yummy ...
by abdicant on 27 Aug 14 09:46 AM
food diary acting up?!!
What a relief to find that this has happened to others. It's an annoyance to have to change the calendar every day or to find that entries have disappeared.
by ketojane on 27 Aug 14 07:12 AM
The recent approval from the FDA
I am living in my 30's therefore, it simply occurred to Maine at some point that bar is best than cure and thus, I visited my skin doctor for a diagnostic assay. Astonishingly, the take a look at ...
by vedretolrdjak on 27 Aug 14 05:39 AM

Member Tip

average member ranking
by member Lucky765
This is tough......I,m spending 90% of my time trying to stay on meal plan and the other 10% going off it.....Resulting in an increase in weight..
05 Jan 14 for diet Atkins